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Lesson Three – Clay Impressions

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate some of the tools that can be used to create different shapes and patterns in clay. The class can try adding shapes and patterns to a clay tile to represent a story about the Vikings.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate some of the tools that can be used to create different shapes and patterns in clay

Learning Objectives

Question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas to use in their work. Investigate visual and tactile qualities of materials and processes.

Learning Outcomes

I can use a story to select shapes and patterns to use in art work. I can investigate how to use tools to create different impressions in clay.

Clay Impressions

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate some of the tools that can be used to create different shapes and patterns in clay

The Wedding of Thor

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children select ideas for artwork in clay using the narrative of a Norse myth

Clay Tile Instructions

Activity to help the children practise making a range of impressions in clay using different tools to produce a tile reflecting a Viking myth

Clay Impressions

Interactive activity to help the children investigate some of the tools that can be used to create different shapes and patterns in clay

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate some of the tools that can be used to create different shapes and patterns in clay

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